Posts Tagged ‘children’
Washington Post | The real challenge for cities: What happens when Millennials have babies and the suburbs beckon?
"Planners in D.C. and other cities have had much success luring young professionals to urban neighborhoods, so much so that a prominent question among economists and housing analysts is whether all the millennials who moved to cities will stay once [...]
“'The thing that’s stuck with me was Le Corbusier’s idea that everyone should work to a human scale, which you can’t really argue with – but the figure he used to show how this worked was six feet tall! Generally speaking women are [...]
"So should we want families downtown?I strongly believe we should. They're a big part of complete, mixed, vibrant and lively downtown neighbourhoods. Singles, seniors and couples downtown may be great, but kids and baby-strollers make communities [...]
"If we expect cities to be part of the answer to the problem of climate change, the financial unsustainability of sprawl, or anything else, then it has to be a place where children can be raised to thrive in the world." Read the entire piece at [...]
Many of Boulder’s teens think there are not enough nightlife activities for them in the city and many of Boulder’s children would like more community places to be with and see animals like dog parks and wildlife habitats. These are answers to [...]